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Virtual Education: Why it can work for you

Every day, Wisconsin teachers strive to fulfill fundamental goals of education: to foster a love of learning and challenge students to try new things to reach their full potential. The...

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Kradwell School celebrates 50 years of changing lives

Kradwell School, a free-standing alternative school in Wauwatosa dedicated to serving middle and high school students, is marking its 50th anniversary with an evening celebration on Tuesday, May 21 at...

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Generous Donation Will Double Alverno College Bike Exchange Program

The Alverno College bike exchange program is about to get a big boost thanks to the folks at Wheel & Sprocket’s Brookfield location. The bike shop is donating eight reconditioned...

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Three Wisconsin High School Seniors Win BBB’s “Student of Integrity” Scholarship

The Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its 2013 “Student of Integrity” Scholarships. The winners are: Allison Dikanovic of William Horlick High School; Adam...

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Alverno College Dean Receives Education Advocacy Award

Mary Diez, SSSF, Ph.D., dean of the Alverno College School of Education, was recognized by Marquette University’s College of Education with its Education Advocacy Award. The award recognizes individuals who...

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Open House Highlighting MATC Accelerated Programs to be Held at MATC West Allis May 1

Prospective students are invited to explore Milwaukee Area Technical College’s accelerated associate degree programs at a free open house from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at the West...

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West Allis/West Milwaukee Chambers, School District , MATC and Manufacturers Hold Events to Encourage Young People to Enter Manufacturing Careers

The West Allis West/Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce and West Allis-West Milwaukee School District, local manufacturers and Milwaukee Area Technical College are joining forces to raise the awareness of middle...

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Collaboration and Consensus for Kindergarteners

In an effort to strengthen the skills of collaboration, discussion, and consensus, Sarah Sallmann and Michele Mushall of Eisenhower Elementary were awarded a $4,879.00 Educational Foundation of Wauwatosa (EFW) Grant....

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St. Mary's Students Win First Place, $1000 in eCYBER Competition

A team students from St. Mary's Visitation recently won first place in the state eCYBERMISSION competition. St. Mary's Visitation seventh graders William Steinhafel, Ian Bro and Kevin Eberle each won a...

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Parents Work to Strengthen Reading Comprehension

With the goal of strengthening the reading comprehension of students at Madison Elementary School by increasing understanding and awareness of reading comprehension skills and strategies, Angie Kolanko and Lynn Misirian...

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Medical College Researcher to Study Mechanisms of Coronary Artery Disease

The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a four-year, $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to study the mechanisms and agents...

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iPad Apps Used to Reinforce Content

Many of us in the community may see the influx of technology in our schools and wonder whether or not it is really enriching education for our children. We may...

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Local students named to Carroll University dean's list--fall 2012

The following students from your area were named to the dean’s list at Carroll University for the fall 2012 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, students must have...

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St. Mary's Visitation 8th Grader Finishes in Top 10 in State Spelling Bee

Elizabeth Janowski, an eighth grader at St. Mary's Visitation School in Elm Grove, finished in the top 10 at the Badger State Spelling Bee on March 23. The meet...

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Word Work in Kindergarten Classrooms

Kindergarten Word-Builders; Giving Students the tools to Develop Their Vocabulary and Spelling Skills is a $1,271 Education Foundation of Wauwatosa (EFW) grant awarded to Washington Elementary teachers, Eleuteria Gonzales-Dobbe and...

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St. Mary's Students Heads to State Geography Bee

Aidan Parks, a seventh-grader at St. Mary's Visitation School in Elm Grove, is headed to the state National Geographic Bee. Aidan, the son of Jim and Stacy Parks of Brookfield, qualified...

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Alverno College Launches BA in Management Completion Program

Alverno College is launching a new BA in management completion program in October of 2013. The program is flexible, blending online and in-classroom learning so that women with an Associate...

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Using Play Centers to Advance Writing Skills

Students in Junior Kindergarten at Underwood Elementary are learning to write and develop sound/letter associations through the use of authentic play situations. A $1,213 Education Foundation of Wauwatosa (EFW) grant...

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3rd Annual Multicultural Fair at Wauwatosa West High School

During the month of March, Wauwatosa West High School will be celebrating its amazing cultural diversity. We are encouraging students and staff to share and appreciate their cultural heritage....

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Vocabulary for Voracious Readers

All elementary teachers in the Wauwatosa Public Schools use the Treasures curriculum as a road map to teaching reading. This primarily includes comprehension and fluency strategies and skills, vocabulary and...

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Community Watch

» Man accused of taking money denies it, then takes $20 9/18

» West Bend woman nearly perfect in NOW's Pigskin Picks 9/17

» Learn what area football coaches really think and more at Push for the Playoffs 9/16

» BloodCenter declares emergency, extends hours at area donation sites 9/16

» Raiders win on last-minute touchdown 9/14

» Test your high school football picking skills in MyCommunityNOW's Pigskin Picks contest 9/13

» Former Children's Theatre director Lois Weber dies 9/10

» Man arrested for stolen property in Wauwatosa after taking motorcycle back 9/9

» Homestead leads suburban football poll 9/9

» Challenge Miss Southern Wisconsin, veteran sportswriters in NOW's Pigskin Picks contest 9/9

» New Berlin West football storms Wauwatosa West 9/6

» Milwaukee says goodbye to Chill on the Hill for 2013 8/28

» Several businesses broken into along Capitol Drive 8/27

» Wauwatosa man charged in casino shooting 8/27

» Arrowhead remains atop NOW/Lake Country football poll 8/27

» Tosa West beats Red Raiders in football opener 8/23

» It's Ladies Night at Bay View's Chill on the Hill 8/21

» Man with pink elephant backpack robs inn, Wauwatosa police say 8/19

» Police say Wauwatosa grandmother scammed out of $14,660 8/19

» Man robs Papa Murphy's at knifepoint, Wauwatosa police say 8/19

» Share your prep football spirit and win movie tickets 8/19

» Wauwatosa police arrest boys for coming back to take bicycles 8/19

» Wauwatosa police say Subway on North Avenue robbed at gunpoint 8/19

» Wauwatosa police say woman drove past would-be burglars in her driveway 8/19

» Milwaukeeans Chill on the Hill with Irish sounds 8/14

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